Tag Archives: Neil Gaiman

Distinguished Contribution for Ursula K. Le Guin

I couldn’t let this go by without commenting on it! Congratulations to one of my favorite authors, Ursula K. Le Guin, on being the winner of the National Book Foundation’s 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. From the … Continue reading

Posted in Authors I love/admire, Random, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Feedback connoisseur

I’ve written before, across a few different posts, about the challenge of giving and receiving feedback/critiques, but because of my recent involvement in two local writing groups, the topic has been on my mind again. I think a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Random, Random thoughts, Thoughts on writing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Some Halloween reading

A few years ago, author Neil Gaiman started a tradition called All Hallow’s Read, which advocates gifting and reading a scary book during October, but especially on Halloween. So what better day for the anthology Gothic Blue Book III: The Graveyard … Continue reading

Posted in Authors I love/admire, Books, Publication announcement, Published works, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The year I saw Neil Gaiman (three times)

Sometimes, you need to embrace your fan side. Imagine how boring life would be if we all hid our excitement about the things we loved, from books or writers to science or philosophy. It’s our enthusiasm for the things we … Continue reading

Posted in Authors I love/admire, Books | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments